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Like a Summer Never to Be Repeated

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Like a Summer Never to Be Repeated is a highly experimental story based loosely around the author's own experiences in Egypt as a Moroccan student and visiting intellectual. In Cairo the narrator, Hammad, takes us on a deeply personal journey of discovery from the heady days of the 1950s and 1960s, with all the optimism and excitement surrounding Moroccan independence, Sue

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Hardcover, 181 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by American University in Cairo Press
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Nezha Mlihat
Nov 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
"مثل صيف لن يتكرر"
على مدى 234 صفحة من النسخة العربية لهذه المحكيات كما يسميها صاحبها نقف على سيرة ذاتية،سيرة اعتراف حيي تنكشف معالمه ببطء عبر شخصية حماد في الفصل الأول لكي تتضح أكثر ابتداء من الفصل الثاني حيث تتجلى شخصية محمد برادة ككاتب يحلل ويبرز وجهات نظره فيما يتعلق بالمشهد الثقافي في مصر..
اكثر ما استوقفني هو تتبع التحول الاجتماعي والثقافي الذي تجسده لحظات من حياة الكاتب والذي سيعكس تطلعات وخيبات امل جيل الاستقلال في الدول العربية عموما وفي مصر والمغرب تحديدا
بالنسبة لقارئ القرن الواحد والعشر
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في الجزء الثاني من الرواية، اللي عنوانه "امتداد خيوط الذاكرة"، بيتحول السرد من صوت الراوي العليم لصيغة المتكلم، والكتابة بتخرج من خط السرد في الرواية وبتكون أشبه بمقالات بتعرض رؤية المتكلم، اللي هو الكاتب، عن جانب من المشهد الثقافي ف مصر في لقطات مبعثرة من الفترات اللي قضاها هنا.
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